Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin finished off championship seasons at the World Cup Finals on Sunday, leading to wonder what records they’ll chase next winter and going toward the 2018 Olympics. 524 more words
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Austrian Anna Fenninger prevailed in one of the closest overall title races in women’s World Cup history, winning the World Cup Finals giant slalom in foggy Meribel, France, on Sunday. 313 more words
Marcel Hirscher did something no men’s skier has ever done, clinching a fourth straight World Cup overall title Saturday.
The 26-year-old Austrian finished fourth in the World Cup Finals giant slalom in Meribel, France, increasing his overall standings lead to 60 points over Norway’s… 193 more words
Mikaela Shiffrin became the first skier in 20 years to win three straight World Cup slalom season titles, adding another crystal globe to her trophy case and winning the World Cup Finals in Meribel, France, on Saturday. 428 more words
Dominique Gisin, a surprise Sochi Olympic downhill gold medalist, announced she’s retiring at the World Cup Finals in Meribel, France, on Thursday, according to Swiss media. 128 more words
Lindsey Vonn felt pretty nervous as she wiggled her hands on her ski poles at the start gate Thursday morning.
“I knew I had to risk everything if I wanted to get the title,” she said. 807 more words
Lindsey Vonn won for the seventh time this season, the 66th time in her World Cup career, and clinched her record-tying seventh World Cup downhill season title in Meribel, France, on Wednesday. 412 more words